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September Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE.  Please contact Bahá’ís HERE. “BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 27 August 2018, (BWNS) — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Baha’u’llah in the Holy Land, the last banishment in a series of exiles decreed by two monarchs. The Akka/Haifa area has since become the spiritual and [...]

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Time Magazine features the Baha’i Faith

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A recent article in Time Magazine highlighted the Baha’i Faith and the Shrine of the Bab in Haifa, Israel. In “The Little Religion that Persists: The Baha’i in Israel,” Karl Vick describes the beauty of the gardens around the Shrine and provides a brief history of the Baha’i Faith and the persecution Baha’is face in [...]

Holy place restoration sheds light on region’s heritage

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29 October 2010 ACRE, Israel — After more than three years of restoration and conservation work, a Baha’i sacred site is offering a glimpse into the industrial and spiritual heritage of this part of the Holy Land. From the Roman era into the early 20th century, mills on this site – some two kilometers southeast [...]

Baha’is celebrate Birth of the Bab

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HAIFA, Israel — On 20 October, Baha’is of the world celebrate the Birth of the Bab, the first of the two divine teachers central to the founding of the Baha’i Faith. “Bab,” which means “gate” in Arabic, is the title assumed by Siyyid ‘Ali-Muhammad, born on 20 October 1819 in Shiraz, Iran, then called Persia. [...]